Students who showed up for the acting workshop given by actor David Barlow last week, might have expected anything. But surely they didn’t expect that “VIEWPOINTS: a physical, dance-based approach to making theater” would involve two hours of simply… walking. Walking, running, stopping and sitting on the floor, trying not to bump into each other.
If you enjoy writing creatively, then you will surely enjoy ZYXT. The ECLA literary magazine was launched on the Web this term and preparations for its second issue are already underway. The inspiration behind the initiative is the fairytale gold fish that can fulfil only three wishes – thus, the editorial team wishes that libraries
On Thursday the 25th of January students participating in the Installation Art class shared their projects with the community. This being their first exhibition, the students channelled their enthusiasm into (as many of them later described it) “the perfect opportunity to express creativity”. According to David Levine, the course tutor, the class presents students with
By the time spring comes to Berlin, the Academy Year students should know every corner of Florence. This is to do with the fact that the core course this term is devoted entirely to the study of Florentine Renaissance. In the last week of the term, students will be given the opportunity to actually travel to
Apart from the Academy Year (AY) programme, the Project Year (PY) is yet another experience that students can have here at ECLA. With a unique curriculum, structure and goals, the PY is certainly an interesting subject. With the aim of presenting this programme through the eyes of one of its students, I talked to Pranab
For the last three weeks the Debate Club has been meeting every Wednesday at 4pm in the Lecture Hall. Developing rhetoric skills in students is a good reason for introducing such an activity here at ECLA. However, this is not why Martin decided to be ECLA’s debate trainer: ‘What determined you to set up the
It is October and it feels like winter. The weather is getting worse. People prefer to stay inside. We are beginning the academic year at ECLA Berlin, the European College of Liberal Arts. We arrived on Tuesday, the 3rd of October, and on Wednesday, the 4th of October, from all over Europe, Asia and other corners
As they did last year, Richard Shriver, Anthony Grina and Bruce MacDonald are team teaching the ECLA Business Seminars this Spring. Each instructor leads a different phase of the thirteen-day programme, which introduces students to the business and entrepreneurial skills needed to be successful in either the not-for-profit or for-profit world. In phase I, Shriver